Tag Archives: California

Two Old Reds from the Cellar

In a sense I feel like the old Aesop Fable “The Ant and the Grasshopper” when it comes to finding wines that were laid to rest years ago.   I have been writing about wines that I have discovered in the … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters

After how many months of living like hermits, I think everyone is trying to venture out into the world, beyond hunting for toilet paper and hand sanitizers.  After how many Zoom sessions, my Bride and her sisters, except for the … Continue reading

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Vina Robles Rosé

Vina Robles Rosé is the June New World wine from my wine club at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  At the moment, it is the personal touch that they extend that is keeping them in business during these hard-economic … Continue reading

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Eight Bottles of Cain Five

Cain Five is the flagship of Cain Vineyard & Winery and rightfully so.  Back in the day, only a few wineries were making blended wines and going after nuances and complexity in California, they were doing there own thing.  I … Continue reading

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Cain Cuvee Vertical

Cain Cuvee has been one of our favorite wines from the first time we tried it.   When ever we can find it, in a store or even a restaurant, guess what, that is what is chosen.  We affectionately call it … Continue reading

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Cain Concept

Getting two cases Cain Vineyard & Winery wine, certainly put this house on high alert, and we were almost giddy waiting for the actual moment of delivery.  From the first time that I had the wine, and then later when … Continue reading

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Just Being Friendly

In case you never noticed, I like wine, and I like to talk about wine.  I think that I am a rather friendly person, unless I get rubbed the wrong way; and then sometimes it is hard for me to … Continue reading

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Darioush Viognier 2001

The majority of the people that I talk wine with, don’t usually put Darioush Winery and Viognier in the same sentence; most people think of their rich red wines.  For the last hundred days or so,  I have put on … Continue reading

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Magnolia Court Dorrian Cabernet Sauvignon

I am now going to talk about the May New World wine club selection from Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  They like all of the businesses that took it on the chin, because they were not considered essential clawed … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2020

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and the Fourth of July holds a very favorite feeling for everyone that I grew up with.  The area was a true melting pot of Detroit and everyone got along.  Independence Day was the … Continue reading

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